[GitHub] groovy pull request #808: Documentation for @TailRecursive

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[GitHub] groovy pull request #808: Documentation for @TailRecursive

asfgit
GitHub user JacobAae opened a pull request:

    https://github.com/apache/groovy/pull/808

    Documentation for @TailRecursive

    Added a test with an example and included it in the language documentation with some of the limitations of the annotation

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    $ git pull https://github.com/JacobAae/groovy master

Alternatively you can review and apply these changes as the patch at:

    https://github.com/apache/groovy/pull/808.patch

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    This closes #808
   
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commit eca6d7b457959c13e9059663b392fb7c28ffdce3
Author: Jacob Aae Mikkelsen <jam@...>
Date:   2018-10-09T12:07:16Z

    Documentation for @TailRecursive

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[GitHub] groovy pull request #808: Documentation for @TailRecursive

asfgit
Github user PascalSchumacher commented on a diff in the pull request:

    https://github.com/apache/groovy/pull/808#discussion_r224093386
 
    --- Diff: src/spec/doc/core-metaprogramming.adoc ---
    @@ -1985,7 +1985,19 @@ _protectedCacheSize>0_ would create an unlimited cache with some results protect
     [[xform-TailRecursive]]
     ===== `@groovy.transform.TailRecursive`
     
    -TBD
    +The `@TailRecursive` annotation can be used to automatically transform a recursive call in the end of a method to an
    +iterative version of the same code, to avoid stack overflow due to to many recursive calls. Below is an example of
    --- End diff --
   
    `to to many` should be `to too many` I guess.


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[GitHub] groovy pull request #808: Documentation for @TailRecursive

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Github user asfgit closed the pull request at:

    https://github.com/apache/groovy/pull/808


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